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Star / Union

Civil War (1861–1865)
1863


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 20 mm, 3.3 gm (13/16 in., 0.12 oz.)

Accession Number

64.112

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tokens and contorniates

Obv: Five pointed star within a six-pointed star composed of interlocking triangles on a field of rays and within a laurel wreath; surrounded by beaded circle joined to raised rim (die #399)
Rev: UNION on riband upon rays between four flags and surrounded by thirteen mullets and 1863 at bottom all within beaded circle joined to raised rim
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond Lamb